Sydney Metro West brings Honeywell aboard for critical systems

Sydney Metro West signed up Honeywell for a AU$180-million contract to deliver enhanced commuter and staff experiences through advanced operational management systems for the new metro line, construction of which started in 2020.

Sydney Metro West is a new 24-kilometre metro line with stations confirmed at Westmead, Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park, North Strathfield, Burwood North, Five Dock, The Bays, Pyrmont and Hunter Street in the Sydney CBD.

The agreement includes the design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of building management control systems, CCTV, public Address, fire detection, and passenger information display systems. 

Honeywell’s support arrangements for stations and lines will support uptime and availability for years to come, promising to provide travellers with confidence in the delivery, ongoing maintenance, and asset management of the systems.

“Honeywell is providing crucial components to Sydney Metro West,” said Tom Bain, Honeywell GM in the Asia-Pacific region.

“These systems will provide standardised equipment for operation and maintenance and a consistent customer experience,” said Bain.

As part of the contract, Honeywell will deliver the system’s framework and the associated technologies that help deliver operational efficiency, resilience, safety and passenger experience, reducing interface risk, improving customer and network outcomes, and enhancing value for money. 

Also, Honeywell will provide a system secured with its operational technology cybersecurity framework that enables easy operations and full visibility into facility operations across building management, security systems and fire and life safety.

Honeywell has delivered total asset management and public private partnership projects in Australia for more than 30 years, supporting commercial buildings, healthcare, critical infrastructure and justice and corrections projects.